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Litigation Attorneys are responsible for civil law protection and enforcement and they represent individuals in legal disputes. They manage all the steps of a litigation process, from investigation to appeal. A Litigation Attorney resume should mention solid legal knowledge, critical thinking and decision-making skills and the ability to communicate efficiently, both orally and in writing. A good Litigation Attorney resume sample should mention legal studies at an accredited school and having passed the state bar exam.

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Associate Foreclosure Litigation Attorney

Represented lending institutions in foreclosure litigation proceedings in Florida courts.

  • Handled caseload of 186 contested foreclosure files while exceeding monthly billing goals.
  • Interpreted and analyzed mortgage agreements and promissory notes to determine lender rights
  • Analyzed and researched relevant case law in connection with pleading and motion drafting.
  • Drafted and prepared pleadings and motions such as responses to answers, motions to strike, motions for reconsideration, as well as responded to and propounded discovery in preparation for trial.
  • Communicated regularly with clients regarding the status of files through programs such as Lenstar and LPS.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Health Science
JD
Juris Doctor
2

Litigation Attorney

Initiated and established a successful solo practitioner law firm representing clients in need of resolution of their legal issues

  • Balanced and integrated both aspects of law and business in the firm
  • Consulted with clients to engage employment of their legal matters
  • Litigated and progressed client's cases from inception until their termination
  • Assisted clients in the enforcement of their final judgments
  • Assessed the value of legal processes and enhancements with innovative research of case law
  • Provided timely and effective resolution to legal issues
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Communication
JD
Law And Labor Law
Law
3

Bankruptcy/commercial Litigation Attorney, Dallas

Attended hearings, trials, and depositions, drafted and prepared litigation pleadings and discovery in [company name]

  • Drafted and prepared compliance with discovery requests and privilege log while reviewing documents for discovery in two separate large litigation cases
  • Represented defendants in jury trials as 1st and 2nd chair counsel in civil and felony
  • Drafted, researched, prepared, and filed Appellant and Appellee Briefs with 5th and 11th
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Animal Science
JD
Juris Doctor
4

Litigation Attorney

Represented and counseled business owners, individuals, bankruptcy trustees and banks in matters involving complex commercial litigation, mortgage foreclosure, adverse bankruptcy proceedings and supplementary proceedings.

  • Successfully resolved numerous adverse bankruptcy proceedings premised on fraud, preferential transfers and breach of contract claims.
  • Prosecuted, defended and mediated mortgage foreclosure actions on behalf of banks and individuals.
  • Handled all aspects of cases involving shareholder disputes, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, consumer fraud, conversion and equitable relief.
  • Implemented creative strategies for collecting deficiency judgments on behalf of banks.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
5

Litigation Attorney

Supervised and managed plaintiff's personal injury practice.

  • Litigate to trial or resolution large caseload of personal injury, employment discrimination, and Prop. 65 cases.
  • Obtained largest monetary recovery ever (as of 2002) of Prop. 65 settlement.
  • Examined legal data to determine advisability of prosecuting personal injury claims, employment discrimination and Prop. 65 actions.
  • Created employment practice by consultations with various unions.
  • Provided legal materials and seminars at various union functions to promote law practice.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
19
years
at this job
Doctorate
6

Litigation Attorney

Managed the civil litigation practice, which included automobile accident claims, premises liability claims, wrongful death claims, medical malpractice claims, employment law matters, breach of contract matters, and workers compensation claims.

  • Personally handle and litigate all civil matters from inception to resolution
  • Advocate on behalf of clients in motion practice, litigation, depositions, alternative dispute resolution, and private negotiation
  • Represented clients at jury and non-jury trials in a diverse array of personal injury matters including motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall injuries, and dram shop cases.
  • Negotiated and drafted complex settlement agreements, releases, and contracts
  • Hired and supervised associates in the civil practice
  • Negotiated hundreds of personal injury settlements directly with insurance adjustors and defense counsel
  • Represented clients in breach of contract actions, on both the plaintiff and defense side
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
JD
Juris Doctor
7

Senior Litigation Attorney

Practice concentrated in creditor side mortgage foreclosure litigation.

  • Regularly represented the firm's clients in contested matters in state and federal courts in Northern and Central Illinois.
  • Represented the firm's clients in every aspect of the contested litigation process, including drafting motions and pleadings, conducting and responding to discovery, negotiating agreed dispositions and representing them in any and all required hearings and trials.
  • Occasionally represented the firm's clients in routine court calls, building court, administrative proceedings, forcible entry and detainer actions and in limited Appellate court matters.
  • Occasionally advised firm's bankruptcy attorneys on mixed bankruptcy and foreclosure issues.
  • Mentored and assisted the firm's new or less experienced attorneys as needed.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Political Science
8

Senior Litigation Attorney

  • Conducted hundreds of bench trials and hearings at county court and district court level
  • Managed statewide docket of 275 to 320 contested foreclosure related litigation cases
  • Litigated deceased debtor, home equity, wrongful foreclosure, and TRO hearings
  • Drafted opinions for RELACs and Texas Mortgage Bankers Deskbook Contributor
  • Invited by County Court at Law Judge to speak to Court's interns annually
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
JD
Juris Doctor
9

Litigation Attorney

Significant responsibility for matters involving real property, intellectual property, banking matters, fraud, contractual issues, and construction defects

  • Propounded and responded to written discovery
  • Took and defended depositions
  • Appeared in court frequently
  • Drafted pleadings, motions, and briefs
  • Prepared and participated as second chair at a trial
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Political Science And History
JD
Juris Doctor
10

Litigation Attorney

Represented clients in 1st and 3rd party no-fault automobile claims

  • Drafted and argued motions in court, including motions for summary disposition, motions to compel, motions in limine and motions regarding sanctions
  • Drafted and responded to discovery requests, including working with clients to craft answers to interrogatories and requests to admit
  • Drafted case evaluation summaries and argued in front of case evaluation panels
  • Drafted facilitation and arbitration summaries and actively participated in facilitation arguments on behalf of clients
  • Conducted and defended depositions of clients, insurance claims representatives, police officers, witnesses, and household service providers
  • Participated in the negotiations of the settlement of cases
  • Participated in trial preparation including trial depositions and motions in limine
  • Reviewed extensive medical records
  • Worked with medical providers in securing payment of outstanding medical bills
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Political Science / American History
LLM
Taxation
JD
Juris Doctor

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